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Urweisse - Erdinger Weissbräu

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BA SCORE
86
very good

117 Ratings
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Ratings: 117
Reviews: 54
rAvg: 3.82
pDev: 10.47%
Wants: 3
Gots: 10 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Erdinger Weissbräu visit their website
Germany

Style | ABV
Hefeweizen |  4.90% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Ungespundet on 02-25-2008)
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Photo of ToriBug13
3.93/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Erdinger Urweiser

A- AMAZINGLY THICK HEAD. The first thing I noticed. I poured carefully, and yet the foam is incredible! 2 inched thick and going strong. The retention is unreal- I could have put a penny on the head and it would have held. Light amber color, slightly cloudy.

S- Mmmm Smells so tropical! This is another beer that reminds me of Trix cereal—wheat and bready yeast, along with the fruit on the nose.

T- Definitely German. Banana and yeast are the prominent tastes, along with clove and coriander. My first taste was as fruity as the nose suggested, but as I sipped on this beer I was struck by how well it fit the hefeweisen profile. Very true to style beer. Not my favorite, but very well made.

ToriBug13, Jul 17, 2013
Photo of jwat
4.5/5  rDev +17.8%

jwat, Jul 06, 2013
Photo of felipeprates
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

felipeprates, Jun 24, 2013
Photo of Beric
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Beric, Jun 01, 2013
Photo of UCLABrewN84
3.95/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Best before 3/2014.

Pours a hazy orange with a foamy orange-white head that settles to a film on top of the beer. Small dots of lace form around the glass on the drink down. Smell is of malt, wheat, spice, and yeast aromas. Taste is much the same with banana and yeast flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of spice bitterness on the palate with each sip. This beer has a lower level of carbonation with a slightly crisp and somewhat medium bodied mouthfeel. Overall, this is a good beer that is tasty and easy to drink.

UCLABrewN84, May 26, 2013
Photo of BlackSpark
3/5  rDev -21.5%

BlackSpark, May 25, 2013
Photo of CwrwAmByth
3/5  rDev -21.5%

CwrwAmByth, May 09, 2013
Photo of williamjbauer
3.5/5  rDev -8.4%

williamjbauer, May 01, 2013
Photo of Poupae
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Poupae, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of Beerman1977
4/5  rDev +4.7%

Beerman1977, Mar 04, 2013
Photo of alugeris
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

alugeris, Feb 12, 2013
Photo of safaricook
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

safaricook, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of FLima
3.76/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Hazy golden orange color. Lots and lots of thick head with long retention and bubbles that keep going up from the bottom of the glass. Some particles floating.
Yeasty aroma of citrus, clove and wheat. Banana is more distant here.
Wheat bready and fruity flavor, more towards citrus than banana. Just a bit of pepper with a zesty feeling. Mildy dry aftertaste inducing you for more.
Light body with good carbonation.
Quite refreshing. I found it more interesting than the others Erdingers, except the Pikantus.

FLima, Feb 02, 2013
Photo of Thorpe429
3/5  rDev -21.5%

Thorpe429, Jan 19, 2013
Photo of Irrationalist
3.75/5  rDev -1.8%

Irrationalist, Jan 01, 2013
Photo of RuudJH
3.6/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Big head on orange golden beer, steady carbonation.
Smell is decent enough. Banana, a lot of bread and biscuit. A bit of floral scent.
Taste is fine. It's malty, mainly sweet. Smooth and easy drinkable.
Overall it's a fine beer. It could do with a bit more powerfull taste, and some more carbonation as well, similar to the Erdinger regular Weisse, but this one also will do fine.

RuudJH, Dec 24, 2012
Photo of MattRiggs
4.28/5  rDev +12%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.5

-pours a modest head that quickly recedes
-the smell and taste of this hefe are perfect
-modest hop aroma leaves room for the bready/yeasty/banana aroma to come through
-I get a little bit of spice in the aroma as well
-tastes just like a Bavarian Hefeweizen should: banana/clove in good balance, absolutely no undesirable esters, very clean finish that makes me want to never stop drinking this beer
-I'm sure there are some folks that won't like this beer because it comes from a macro, but I think it may be one of the best hefeweizens available

MattRiggs, Dec 08, 2012
Photo of shick1
4/5  rDev +4.7%

shick1, Nov 26, 2012
Photo of FernandoMarangoni
4.33/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A great beer. I recently met through referral from a friend. Here in Brazil leaves an average of $ 9. A little expensive but worth the investment. Highly refreshing, especially with the weather here in Brasilia (Brazil), around 30 º. Great color and amber foam that does not hold much to the cup and a very smooth taste.

FernandoMarangoni, Oct 28, 2012
Photo of innominat
4/5  rDev +4.7%

innominat, Oct 25, 2012
Photo of Vixie
3.58/5  rDev -6.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

Pours a cloudy yellow orange with a large white head that doesn't last too long.

Smell starts out sweet, citrus fruit, banana, pepper.

Starts out a bit citrus like, mainly lemon. There is a hint of banana and clove at the back end.

Goes down nice, there is a lot of carbonation.

Definitely a nice beer, tastes best when not too cold. Has a lot of flavor, and goes down easy on a hot summer day.

Vixie, Aug 26, 2012
Photo of fisherbray
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

fisherbray, Aug 23, 2012
Photo of metter98
3.7/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A: The beer is hazy yellow in color and has a high amount of visible carbonation. It poured into a weizen glass with a two finger high white head that died down but consistently left a half finger high head covering the surface.
S: There are light to moderate aromas of bananas and wheat in the nose.
T: The taste has flavors of wheat along with notes of bananas. The bananas become a bit stronger as the beer warms up.
M: It feels light-bodied on the palate and has a moderate to high amount of carbonation.
O: This beer is very easy to drink, refreshing and has some thirst-quenching properties. Its good drinkability and lack of clove flavors could make this a good entry-level hefeweizen for novice craft beer drinkers.

metter98, Aug 17, 2012
Photo of kurgan3
4.25/5  rDev +11.3%

kurgan3, Aug 13, 2012
Photo of smakawhat
3.4/5  rDev -11%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the bottle into a wheat ale glass, and later a little roll.

A real nice orange and bronze amber glow, unfiltered and opaque body with a real nice creamy top. Manages a collar and cant see much carbonation rising.

Nose is real nice. Classic wheat and hefeweizen yeast esters, but a real great orange fruit sense. Nice chewy malt. Smells great!

Taste seems to be a bit of a letdown. Orange soda, and tight carbonation but none of the wheat density on the palate. Beer like malt presnce hardly detectible, and not even much banana sense either (no complaints) but it doesn't taste like a hefe.

Overall, not a bad beer, but pretty ordinary for the style, and it's too much like soda.

smakawhat, Jul 15, 2012
Urweisse from Erdinger Weissbräu
86 out of 100 based on 117 ratings.